The Wolverine

October 2014

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  MICHIGAN IN THE PROS BY CHRIS BALAS F ormer Michigan linebacker Larry Foote was a rock in his 11 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers, helping the team win the Super Bowl twice and providing veteran leadership in his later years with the club. Pittsburgh's loss has been Arizo- na's gain since the Steelers released Foote earlier this year. The 13th-year pro has come back from a ruptured bicep muscle suffered in the first game last year to be one of the Cardi- nals' pleasant surprises. Foote recorded eight tackles in his first game with the team, an 18 17 win over San Diego Sept. 8. He got his hands on a Philip Rivers fourth- and-two pass late in the fourth quar- ter to preserve the win. "I was reading the quarterback's eyes and just threw my hand up," Foote told the Arizona Cardinals Ra- dio Network after the game.   MICHIGAN IN THE PROS Larry Foote Is Turning Up The Heat In Arizona Foote has gotten off to a strong start in his first season with the Cardinals, recording 16 tackles and an interception in the team's first two games. PHOTO COURTESY ARIZONA CARDINALS

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